This week our coffee program had a very special visit from Dulce Barrera. Dulce is a three-time national tasting champion and a three-time world champion.
Marta is a coffee grower who has been selling her yield to Juan Ana Coffee for the past seven years. With the money she earns, Marta invests in her children’s education, maintenance of their home, and the expansion of her farmland.
In June, we dedicated our first “hybrid” house. Part block and part wood and designed by Mission staff, it will last longer than the all-wood homes and be cheaper to build than all-block homes.
On August 8, 2019, Marcos Tun, father of Leonel and Rafael Tun and father-in-law of Emi Tun, passed away. He was 91 years old. Marcos played an important role in the early years of the Mission as a confidant and advisor to Fr. Greg.
In July we launched an exciting new website that highlights the vibrant life of Friends of San Lucas.